“He left here to make a delivery... The next thing we know he’s in an ambulance"
An Asian food deliveryman has been stabbed in the back in Brooklyn.
The 53-year-old victim was making deliveries for Lu Peking House on Fulton street at around 4pm on Sunday.
Also on a bicycle, the attacker rode up behind the victim and said “what happened?”
As the victim slows down to turn towards the man, the suspect pulls out a large knife and stabs the victim in the back before pedalling away.
CCTV video shows the victim falling to the ground after the attack.
The victim suffered a puncture wound to his back and was taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition
“He left here to make a delivery,” the victim’s boss said. “The next thing we know he’s in an ambulance.”
The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
The suspect is described as about 5-foot-8 and 160 pounds with a slim build. He was wearing a bright green hoodie, black pants and black sneakers.
Anyone with information about him is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
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